Friday, September 10, 2010

Fairy Fun Friday DT- Embossing anyhow, anyway, anytime

(Friendly reminder- Stamping Vacation blog hop on Sept 25th & 26th- LOTS of prizes to be won)
It's been two weeks!!! It's time for another challenge at Fairy Fun Fridays.
We want to see your
*wet or dry*
bring it on!!!
Eva since I saw the new Lewis & Gillian images that the Fairy Queen came up with, I have wanted to make something with them! And here's my chance!
I have used the image 'Count DracLewis' from Prairie Fairy Designs.
Isn't he the cutest thing you have ever seen!
I was also dying to use some of my Halloween papers and embellies.

I dry embossed the green paper on the bottom of the card thru my cuttlebug.
I heat embossed the death out of  the image in order to get the 'cracked glass' look, which is now my new fav. technique to use & because of that, I now need more clear embossing powder.

There are You Tube videos and Splitcoaststamper techniques on how to do this, but let me make it simple for you.
1. make sure you color your image & do any necessary sponging & stamping prior to
2. versamark(ing) your image up & then
3. add clear embossing powder and
4. heat it up and
5. repeat steps 2 thru 4 about 6-8 times and then
6. place the heat embossed image in the freezer for about 2-3 minutes
7. take it out & crack it accordingly.......depending on where you want your cracked glass to appear.

Challenges for my card:
One Stop Craft- photo inspiration
Crafty Sentiments- anything digi
Simon Says Stamp- Holiday Fun & blog hop
Fab'n'Funky- whateva
Sew Many Challenges- Happy Halloween
The Stampman- distressed

Have a good wknd!


Margreet said...

I keep smiling when seeing this card,'s so lovely....thanks for your crackle explanation.....enjoy your wknd!
xxx Margreet

margie c said...

Vampire! He's so cute! I love the cracked technique that you did! Amazing and fun Halloween card :)
hugs, margie

Axa said...

such a cute card, love all the details and embellies! Thanks for joining our challenge at Crafty Sentiments. :)

ladyjanet_56 said...

This is a lovely card, colours, image love how those beads look like fruit polo's thanks for joining in at OSCC, Janet

Netty said...

Oh your vampire is fabulous he really made me smile. Thank you for the UTube link, its a great effect thank you for sharing. Annette

Cheryl said...

oh hun love that vampire and the technique you have used is just brilliant really love what you have done here hun hugs cheryl xxxx

Nicole said...

Corry, what a cute card! Just love that border! thanks for joining us at ACLP!! Nicole - ACLP DT

Carla aka scrappypug said...

Soo cute. I am gonna get brave and try this technique soon!

Janet said...

Totally in love with this card! Check out my blog. I've got something for you.

Dora said...

O wow Corry this is so sweet, I so love your cute Count DracLewis, he is TDF he he :) and I'm so happy you decided to join us at Crafty Sentiments this week. Good Luck xx

Nikki said...

this looks great and what a fun image thanks for the tut

Jovita AKA Tia Goofy said...

such a fun image! great card. thanks for joining us at CSSC :>

Marianne said...

Such a great card and great tecnique you used!
Thanks for playing along at cowgirls sunday challenge!

Lori said...

Did you have those candies on it all this time? OMG how creative, I love it! That's my favourite part, well he is pretty adorable too even if he is a blood sucking vamp!

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Aha, Corry, I love Halloween art and I think this is just fabulous. Love the blood dripping from the fangs and the green hair. That packet of Halloween candy attached is positively inspired!

Hope you are having a great weekend!


Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Okay, your image made me giggle out loud! Your distressing is really fabulous! It looks so good on this card. The papers and the embellies...Girl, you totally ROCKED this challenge and this design.

Gwen DTC~A Crafty Little Place

Nikki Schmaltz said...

I agree...he is totally cute! What a really fun card. You have great Halloween embellishments too. Love it. Thanks for joining in at ACLP:D

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

What a fun card!! Love the fun pumpkin border!! Thank you so much for playing along with us at ACLP this week!!

~Jeri~ said...

Very cute card!! Great work!

Thanks for joining us this week at Sew Many Challenges!

Heather said...

Cracked glass technique looks ace. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments :)

Lori said...

What a wonderfully cute card! Love all the layers and elements! Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Holiday Hop!

~*Joni said...

Corry what a CUTIE! I love this technique on this fella, I truly have to try it out. Maybe I should stock up on EP first. lol! Wonderful job with the sketch this week, I love all the little embellishments! Thank you so much for joining us this week in our sketch challenge!
~*Joni ACLP DT said...

LOVE it!! Great details!!! TFS with us at SMC!!

Julia Moss said...

Wow Wow Wow and Wow.....I love that image. Your card is so darn cute and PERFECT in every way.

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Nice candy additions!! I love that cute little vampire and the pumpkins too!!

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!


Jac said...

What a fun card, love the halloween border and the cracked glass technique I only found out how to do this a short while ago but love it. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments

Vixykins said...

Fab and fun card girl! Invest in clear UTEE (ultra thick embossing enamel) will cut it down to just 2 or 3 times to repeat and u can buy it in huge tubs.

Really nice make hun x

Thank you for playing the stampman challenges :)

Rebekah said...

This is lovely thanks for joining us at craty sentiments this wk hugs Rebekah xx

Emma H said...

What a fun halloween card, thanks for playing along with Fab N Funky!

Jo Davies said...

Beautiful and fun Halloween card Corry, wonderfully coloured, thanks for sharing with us this week over at Crafty Sentiments.

Hugs Jo xxx

Roberta Laliberte said...

Very carrrrrey Cory! HAHAHHAHAHA Love it! Love the little candy corns too!


Lorraine A said...

very cute card :-) the image is just sooo cute !! :-)

Thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Hop :-)
Lols x x

Isabel said...

I love this card,
soooo cute,
hugs isabel

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

WOW! Your card is adorable!!! I love the package of candy!

Thanks for participating in Sew Many Challenges this week!

Marjo said...

Hi Corry,

This is soo adorable! I love it.

Hugs, Marjo

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